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Internet Research Group has just released "The 2013 Branch Office IT Market Landscape Report."
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Recent Infrastructure 2.1 Blog Posts

The Chasm ... Is Closed ─ The organizers at the recent Hadoop Summit had Geoffery Moore author of "Crossing the Chasm" as a keynote speaker presumably to explain away the fact that there were relatively few enterprises speaking about their Hadoop projects. The enterprise adoption of Hadoop is not as visible as hoped, compared to the lightening rod adoption of Hadoop by high trafficked Web sites. Moore did a fine job and of course talked about the chasm effect with the early majority of the market patiently sitting by and watching what the early adopters are doing.... More >>

Death of the Salesman? ─ There is an ongoing argument in Silicon Valley about the relevance of having an outside (read expensive) sales force. Some venture investors have told us that they will no longer fund any companies needing outside sales and instead will seek out "freemium sales models" as the primary sales channel. There are two sides for this story. On one hand, outside sales forces can be expensive, can have runaway costs if the hiring plan is either too early or too late and is not as effective as in the past. ... More >>

Latest IRG Reports & News

New IRG Study ─ "The 2013 Branch Office IT Market Landscape Report" More >>

IRG Presentation Introduction "OpenFlow and Open Networking" More >>

New White Paper "Big Traffic and the WAN" More >>

New White Paper "The Road to the Private Cloud" More >>

New White Paper "Big Data, Big Traffic and the WAN " More >>

Free Webinar "OpenFlow: A Revolution in Network Architecture" More >>

Technology Report "OpenFlow: Symptoms of a Network
Architecture Revolution"
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New Study "The 2010 Branch Office IT Market Landscape Report" More >>

New Study "Cloud Computing: Learning from the Pioneers." More >>

The new paperback edition of our book "Getting It Right the First Time"
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